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Chest & Respiratory Medicine

The Department of Respiratory Medicine provides personalised care 24/7 to help with respiratory & sleep disorders Original: Our wide array of respiratory medical services will help you breathe and sleep easy.

Overview

The speciality of Respiratory Medicine (also known as Pulmonary Medicine or Chest Medicine) treats patients suffering from diseases of the respiratory system (airways and lungs) such as asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, interstitial lung diseases, lung cancer, sleep related disorders and allergic diseases amongst many others. Patients having symptoms like cough, expectoration, hemoptysis (blood in sputum), chest pain and breathlessness are treated under this speciality.

This specialty service is offered at the K. J. Somaiya Hospital in the General as well as the Superspeciality units. Daily Outpatient (OPD), Inpatient (IPD), and 24/7 casualty services are also available. In addition to the routine daily OPD services, several speciality OPD Clinics like ‘Asthma OPD’ and ‘Interstitial Lung Disease OPD’ are conducted within the hospital premises to provide focused care to patients suffering from these diseases.

The hospital also has a designated DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment Short-course) Centre and DR-TB (Drug Resistant TB) Centre with a designated microbiology laboratory under the Revised National TB Control Programme, for diagnosis and treatment of TB patients free of cost.

Procedures & Services

The hospital is well-equipped to perform several diagnostic and therapeutic procedures under this speciality including radiologic investigations as listed below to ensure rapid diagnosis and early initiation of treatment for better outcome.

Outpatient Department

  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Nebulization
  • PEFR recording
  • Skin prick allergy testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Studies
  • FNAC lymph node
  • Smoking Cessation Clinics
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation programme for chronic lung diseases
  • Asthma and Allergy clinic
  • X Ray Chest, USG Chest, HRCT Chest plain and with contrast in conjunction with Radiology Dept

Inpatient Department

  • Fibre-optic Bronchoscopy with Video Bronchoscope for diagnosis, Bronchoalveolar Lavage, Brush Cytology, TransBronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA), Endobronchial Biopsy, Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
  • Sleep Study - Polysomnography
  • ICD
  • Thoracocentesis
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Non-invasive Ventilation Facilities
  • Endotracheal Intubations & Ventilatory Management
  • CVP
  • Sleep Study – Polysomnography
 

The OPD timings are as follows

  • General Hospital: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Super Specialty Hospital: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Our Specialists


Dr. Chentankumar D. Jain

DNB, M B B S

Super Specialty


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Doctor

Dr. Kumar P. Doshi

M B B S, M D

Super Specialty


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Doctor

Dr. Lavina Vishnu Mirchandani

DHA, DNB, M B B S, M D

Super Specialty, Teaching Hospital


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Experience

15 Years 8 Months

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Professor & Hod_Test

Dr. Miti A Shah

, DNB, M B B S

Super Specialty


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Doctor

Dr. Mugdha Ashok Bhide

M B B S, M D

Teaching Hospital


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Assistant Professor

Dr. Parthiv Atulkumar Shah

DNB, FPCC, M B B S, M D

Teaching Hospital


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Sr. Resident

Dr. Prachi Jimish Shah

DNB, M B B S

Super Specialty


Department

Chest Respiratory medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Marathi

Speciality

Chest & Tb

Clinical Title

Doctor

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